MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) yesterday shut down an immigration consultancy firm for illegal recruitment.
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CRIMINAL charges have been filed against two officers of Alpha Assistenza SRL who allegedly defrauded Filipinos into paying 3,000 euros (roughly P180,000) each for non-existent jobs in Italy, according to the Philippine Consulate General (PCG) in Milan.
SEN. Francis Escudero yesterday said he is confident the bicameral conference committee which is tackling the proposed 2024 General Appropriations Bill (GAB) will approve the inclusion of P200 million in the spending measure that will be used to reimburse the offloading of airline passengers without sufficient basis.
THE Consulate General of the Philippines said complaints of aggravated fraud have been filed before the Office of the Public Prosecutor of Milan against Diane Kristine Respicio and John Dutaro, chief executive officers of the immigration consultancy firm Alpha Assistenza SRL.
Sen. Chiz Escudero is confident that the bicameral conference committee tackling the 2024 General Appropriations Bill (GAB) will accept the provision inserted by the Senate that will allow the reimbursement of Filipino passengers who were offloaded from their flights due to prolonged interrogation by immigration officers in the guise of fighting human trafficking.
MANILA, Philippines — Unless they are blacklisted by the courts or deemed as undesirable aliens, investigators from the International Criminal Court (ICC) looking into the conduct of the war on drugs under Rodrigo Duterte are free to enter the country.
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, December 1) — Department of Justice (DOJ) spokesman Mico Clavano said the agency still has to study the proposal to have a reimbursement scheme to offloaded travelers as it might have a «chilling effect» on screening officers.
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 29) — The Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3 resumed normal operations early Wednesday morning after a successful electrical maintenance activity, authorities said.